United States Senator, Steve Scalise has just been shot in Alexandria, Virginia while he was on deck at a practice for the congressional baseball team.
He was shot in the hip alongside two Capitol Hill police agents. According to both congressional and law enforcement sources, the shooting appears to be a “deliberate attack” and the Alexandria Police department is current investigating.
victims saying the shooter appeared to be a white male.
In his words, ‘I saw him for a second or two. The gun was a semiautomatic, It continued to fire at different people. You can imagine, all the people on the field scatter.”
The Alexandria Police has since tweeted that the ‘suspect is in custody and not a threat’, while US President, Donald Trump has also issued a statement saying the White House is aware and closely following the situation.